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It is common practice to give clients a closing gift to thank them for using your services and congratulate them on closing on their new home.  It always feels good to know that I helped them find a place and see a smile on their face. Today it was the other way around :-)  I got to my office and...
Through a lot of trial and error I think to believe that I have found great ways to generate leads.  It is important to have multiple ways of generating leads.  While I believe the most important vehicle is amazing service building the highway to referrals, below are several lead generation tools...
08/22/2011 As I'm sure many of you are, I'm a huge fan of NBC's The Office.  Thought this was a nice little clip from Michael Scott to make you laugh to start off the week!  
I recently had a conversation with someone who told me they were previewing resales for months with their real estate agent before buying new contruction. He then went on to tell me that he still used his real estate agent to represent him when buying the new construction even though he wished he...
Being a realtor to me means more than showing my clients a few homes and writing a contract. I personally believe the job description means helping my clients far beyond normal "realtor" duties. I have built strong relationships with my lenders (Brig Light of Homes Savings and Trust and Christian...
The Loudoun County real estate market has shown a lot of changes throughout the year.  Below are some highlights for the first week of August. Currently 1,369 active listings in Loudoun County Over past 30 days there have been 436 contracts and 434 sold properties.  This is a good thing for Loudo...
Belmont Country Club, VA Townhome Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Open House $434,888 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 3049 sqftLot: 0.07 acre(s) Location 43632 Dunhill Cup SquareAshburn, VA 20147USA To get updates on open home dates and othe...
The S&P/Case Shiller Home Price Index is often reported in the national media and often reflects poorly of the real estate market. There are several key factors that home buyers and sellers should be aware of when reading this report. The index was developed for Wall Street to hedge the housing m...
Highlights from today's RE/MAX Listing Exchange: Loudoun County Foreclosures and Short Sales are down. At the beginning of 2011 foreclosures represented 7.5% of the market and short sales accounted for 20.1%. As of the third week in June Foreclosure only represent 3.3% and short sales 11% of the ...
When sitting down for a listing presentation or buyer consultation the first question I ask my clients is..."why"? Nevermind the fact that housing affordability is high, interest rates are at historic lows or several lending changes are on the horizon that affect buyers and sellers - I want to un...

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